Race war for dummies

“There is a race war in South Africa. It is 364 years old. Though we agreed to cease fire 22 years ago, we are agreeing to open fire again.” It was just one of a series of tweets posted by Shaka Sisulu, grandson of Walter, and the rest revealed a less literal meaning; but thatContinue reading “Race war for dummies”

Reading between the lions

I don’t have a lot of time. Facebook is coming for me. So I’ll get straight to it. Firstly, I suspect that the dentist has some emotional issues he probably needs to deal with, which makes him identical to 7 billion other people. What makes him different, however, is that we’ve decided that he aloneContinue reading “Reading between the lions”

Blocked by Mbaks

This week I got blocked on Twitter by South Africa’s sports minister, Fikile Mbalula. That doesn’t make me special. Mbalula aka Fiks aka Mbaks aka Razzmatazz aka Beyoncé Please Call Me blocks people faster than a jammer having a “glitch” in the media gallery at Parliament. And to be honest, he’s actually been pretty restrained withContinue reading “Blocked by Mbaks”